Welcome to the Balloon Team’s Photo Page.
On this page, you’ll find some of our favorite photo memories of our work (and play) with Mickey, his family and the Disneyland Resort hot air balloon that we call the “Happiest Balloon on Earth” … Enjoy these pictures, most have never been seen before and come from Scott & Laurie’s private collection.
However, I have to thank John & Paul (not the Beatles) for always taking my Nikon with (OK, not always, but mostly) with a smile and firing off a few for me.
Scott & Laurie posing with the Boss and his special girl in Salt Lake City.
A fantastic morning, taking HBOE out for the very first time in Pendleton.
Here are two stunning and talented Ambassadors patiently waiting to see that first inflation
First flight …
Late in that first flight, nose to nose with the chase helicopter.
A great moment on the edge of the Grand Canyon during Site Survey.
Test inflation prior to an appearance in Los Angeles. It fit but just barely.
Mickey & Minnie in front of “Happiest Balloon on Earth”
Mickey & Minnie aloft in “Ear Force One” over Anaheim.
Balloon Team Staff & Crew on the Park’s Birthday.
A few of our Disney family members earning their “Post-Flight” Balloon Wings
Mickey takes some air with Tony and a tall drink of Coke in Boise at
A daring Disney photographer and adventure seeker in the Grand Canyon.
A practice inflation in Madrid in support of the celebration of
Keeping Mickey’s balloon truck clean and ready to go is a big job.
It’s “Mad Dog” Matty with the Admiral.
Lifting off in Segovia, Spain.
Reading about our work in the paper …
A balloon gang posing backstage at Disneyland Resort, Anaheim.
Now here we go, perhaps the very best “Black Ear” and “Gold Cap”
Taken in the fall of 2007 at Prosser, Washington during a ballooning rally
If you’re going to capture the preeminent Disney “Gold Cap” balloon image
And here it is, the most spectacular “Gold Cap” balloon image ever captured if not
Be sure and let us know what you think …
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